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Margaret Thomas appointed LSA archivist

The Linguistic Society of America has appointed Slavic and Eastern Languages and Literatures Professor of Linguistics Margaret Thomas as LSA Archivist, for an initial term of three years. Among her responsibilities, Thomas will act as a liaison between the Western Historical Manuscript … Continue reading

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Book award for Wortham

Lynch School of Education’s Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Dean Stanton Wortham has been awarded the 2016 Edward Sapir Book Prize for Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Event (Routledge, 2014) (co-authored with Angela Reyes of Hunter College). The book draws from theories and methods … Continue reading

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Thinkers on language

Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics, by BC Professor of Linguistics  Margaret Thomas, explores how 50 of the most influential figures in the field have asked and responded to classic questions about the language. What was the first language, … Continue reading

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